Alok Sharma

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Diplomats in last-ditch effort to bring world leaders to Cop26 table
As attendance of President Xi of China hangs in balance, UK and US launch frantic round of meetings

Fiona Harvey and Vincent Ni

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Tory conference roundup: taxing times and too much talk
Chancellor submits to big spending with shrug, while prime minister is chided for his chatter

Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker

05, Oct, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Cop26: Women must be heard on climate, say rights groups
Those worst hit by global heating are left out of talks, says feminist coalition calling for systemic change

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

25, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ed Miliband: honour promises on jabs to poor countries to save Cop26 deal
Labour’s shadow business secretary says the government must rebuild trust after a series of missteps on way to climate summit

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

18, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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With many African climate activists unable to access vaccines, should Cop26 go ahead? | Mohamed Adow
Because of hoarding by rich countries, those in the global south on the frontline of the crisis will be excluded from the talks, says Kenyan activist Mohamed Adow

Mohamed Adow

14, Sep, 2021 @10:32 AM

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Why reshuffle-shy Boris Johnson is reluctant to sack ministers
Analysis: Dominic Raab is saved for now but enters ministerial limbo ahead of PM’s long-awaited shake-up of top team

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

20, Aug, 2021 @5:07 PM

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The Guardian view on Boris Johnson’s oily politics: not-so-slick green policies | Editorial
Editorial: How can Britain persuade other countries to ditch fossil fuels when it won’t do so itself?

Editorial

15, Aug, 2021 @4:15 PM

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The Guardian view on the IPCC climate report: the fierce urgency of now | Editorial
Editorial: The world’s political leaders must heed the dramatic warning that climate scientists have delivered

Editorial

09, Aug, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Worst polluting countries must make drastic carbon cuts, says Cop26 chief
Alok Sharma says chance to limit worst impacts of climate breakdown ‘still achievable, but retreating fast’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

09, Aug, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Get a grip: government censured for gaffe after gaffe in run-up to Cop26
Alok Sharma’s air miles made the headlines, but missteps by his colleagues may be more damaging to the crucial talks in Glasgow

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

07, Aug, 2021 @6:53 PM

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We’re on the brink of catastrophe, warns Tory climate chief
Cop26 meeting is last chance, says Alok Sharma as he backs UK’s plan for new oil and gas fields

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

07, Aug, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Alok Sharma is trying to save the world. Should he be able to fly to do it?
Experts and campaigners defend UK minister in charge of Cop26 talks amid furore over diplomatic plane trips

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

06, Aug, 2021 @5:48 PM

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